Essentials of Polysomnography

Essentials of Polysomnography

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Essentials of Polysomnography, Second Edition is a 386-page full color text designed specifically for sleep technicians and professionals. The new compact design and layout includes the same amount of content from the First Edition, with updated content and images. This textbook is written by William H. Spriggs, a certified sleep technician, and is used in hospitals, sleep labs, physician offices, and colleges and universities around the world. The Second Edition is ideal for training new sleep technicians, and students interested in studying polysomnography, as well as physicians, sleep lab managers, DME reps, and sleep lab front office staff members. The new edition's content and questions reflect the new ICSD-3 classifications, AASM Rules and address the BRPT new exam blueprints as well as the revised AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events released in July 2013, content includes: An overview of normal sleep and the history of sleep disorders Patient education and the patient flow process Life as a Sleep Technician Patient Hookup Procedures Polysomnography overview and interpretation Pediatric sleep medicine Hundreds of sample epochs depicting sleep stages, artifacts, and events New Chapters/Topics in the Second Edition include: Medical and Neurological effects on sleep Effects of Medicine on Sleep Updated, as well as more, coverage on ECG All content is updated to reflect the ICSD-3, AASM, and BRPT changesLearnabout the many different mask styles and machine features 10. ... KEY TERMS National Sleep Foundation (NSF) PAP titration nasal mask chin strap full face mask nasal pillow oral mask hybrid mask Respironics Resmed Puritan Bennettanbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Polysomnography
Author:William H. Spriggs
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2014-05-15


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